TORNADO WATCH ISSUED FOR EAST TENNESSEE

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a Tornado Watch for East Tennessee – including Morgan, Blount, Rhea, Meigs, Monroe, Roane, Loudon, Bledsoe, McMinn, and Anderson Counties in the 3B Media News coverage area – until 2:00 AM EDT.

A couple strong tornadoes, scattered hail up to ping pong size, and scattered wind gusts up to 70 mph possible.